Doctor of Business Administration (DBAR)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Program Description

Doctor of Business Administration (DBAR)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Take your business-oriented research to the highest level

The Doctor of Business Administration is a high-level, business-oriented doctoral research program. If you are a business professional and already have a Masters degree such as a Master of Business Administration degree, the Doctor of Business Administration will extend and develop your theoretical and empirical understanding to enable you to identify and resolve business challenges in both the private and public sectors.

Career outcomes

With your doctorate you can pursue a career as an academic, consultant or manager in a diverse range of industries worldwide.

Entry Requirements

  • A coursework masters degree or equivalent level from a recognised institution1
  • 5 years full-time equivalent work experience, including at least 2 years full-time equivalent work experience in a managerial position1
  • Submission of a satisfactory preliminary research proposal, as determined by the Higher Degrees Review and Admissions Committee1

1As determined by the DBA Research Program Coordinator.

English Language Requirements

All students are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated December 18, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus or Online
Start Date
Start date
Feb. 2017
3 years
Part time
Full time
26,880 AUD
Start date Feb. 2017
Australia Toowoomba, Queensland
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 3 years
Price 26,880 AUD
On-campus fee. External/Online fee: AUD 23800.